Data Lords Album Awarded "2021 Pulitzer Prize Finalist" In Music

The Pulitzers described Data Lords as “an enveloping musical landscape of light and shadow, rendered by the many personalities of a large jazz ensemble, reflecting the promise of a digital paradise contrasted by a concentration of power and the loss of privacy.” 

Purchase "Data Lords" Double Album

This double album is available as a gorgeous package or download, both including a treasure-trove of additional exclusive content and hi-res downloads for lovers of great sound.

"...the most daring work of Schneider's career, which sets the bar imposingly high." Nate Chinen –

"Concert in the Garden" Honored by Library of Congress

Concert in the Garden has been selected for inclusion into the prestigious National Recording Registry. The new recordings bring the total number of titles on the registry to 550, a small part of the Library of Congress' vast recorded-sound collection of nearly 3 million items.

NEA Jazz Masters Ceremony

See each 2019 NEA Jazz Master tribute and speech via the following links: Abdullah Ibrahim, Bob Dorough, Maria Schneider, Stanley Crouch. The performers in my orchestra are inseparable from my compositions, and I thank them and share this honor with them.


See my open letters about issues facing the music community and our society at large. I hope you'll find it thought-provoking and will pass them on to others.



Maria Schneider Orchestra

presented by “We Always Swing”® Jazz Series (7 PM)

Missouri Theatre
Columbia, MO


3.12.2024 - 3.16.2024

Maria Schneider Orchestra

New York, NY


Maria Schneider Orchestra

Newman Center (7:30 PM)
Denver, CO

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